Barack Obama

Memory of the day: Former US President Barack Obama selects Egypt’s Ahmed Zewail on his Science & Technology Advisory Board in 2009

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 12:06 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on April 28.

Memory of the day: King Farouk of Egypt marries Safinaz Zulfiqar in 1938

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 10:14 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 20.

Memory of the day: Princess Diana, Dody el-Fayed die in a car crash in France in 1997

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 12:10 GMT

On August 31, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Establishment of a debt fund in Egypt in 1876

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 09:32 GMT

On May 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Joe Biden assumes leadership of a U.S. after Trump years

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 06:37 GMT

For Joe Biden, becoming president of the United States was the realization of a decades-long quest, with two previous failed bids. His goal now is, as he has put it, restoring “the soul of America” after four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.

How biggest events of the decade unfolded on Twitter

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 - 12:37 GMT

This decade saw game-changing, exciting events take place around the world. From the welcome of the first iPad, to tears shed over Harry Potter’s Severus Snape’s undying love for Lily, to repeatedly watching Gangnam Style’s music video, to saying farewell

Trump versus Obama on final US campaign weekend

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

After boasting about the economy and raising fears over immigration, US President Donald Trump is facing pushback from his predecessor Barack Obama.

Suspected bombs target top Democrats, CNN two weeks before U.S. election

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Police have intercepted suspected bombs mailed to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other high-profile Democrats, as well as to CNN.

Pipe bombs sent to Trump foes Obama, Clinton, CNN

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Pipe bombs sent to Trump foes Obama, Clinton, CNN.

U.S. Democrat Schumer says court pick wouldn't say if abortion case rightly decided

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, would not say whether he believed the landmark 1973 abortion case.

Dystopian 'Sorry to Bother You' affirms vitality of black cinema

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 07:54 GMT

"Sorry to Bother You," the first movie by the rapper Boots Riley, is showing the fresh vitality in African American cinema.

Hit sitcom 'Roseanne' axed over racist tweet row

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 11:20 GMT

US television network ABC announced on Tuesday it was canceling Roseanne Barr's hit working class comedy "Roseanne" over a joke she made on Twitter.

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 01:55 GMT

Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix.

Trump urges automakers to build more vehicles in U.S.

Fri, 11 May 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Trump pressed automakers to build more vehicles in the U.S. and launched a fresh attack on the North American Free Trade Agreement that has benefited them.

Trump defies allies to withdraw US from Iran nuclear deal

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 08:09 GMT

President Donald Trump defied the pleas of his European allies and pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday.

Trump poised to pull US out of Iran deal

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 06:52 GMT

President Donald Trump was poised Tuesday to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, reimposing sanctions and abandoning the 2015 accord.

After Obama, a Nobel prize for Trump -- or not so fast?

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 12:50 GMT

A decade after Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, could his White House successor Trump follow suit for navigating the thorny North Korean nuclear standoff?

Texas sues Trump administration to end Obama-era immigrant program

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Texas and six other Republican-governed states on Tuesday sued the Trump administration to try to end a program launched by Obama that protects immigrants.

Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief, taps WH doctor to replace him

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Trump shook up his cabinet once again on Wednesday, sacking embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominating White House doctor Ronny Jackson.

Romney will announce Feb. 15 whether he will run for U.S. Senate

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on Thursday he would announce on Feb. 15 whether he will seek a U.S. Senate seat in Utah.